1701 E. Woodfield Road,
Schaumburg, IL 60173
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 Dzejna Mujkic Doctoral Student Clinician in Training SchaumburgThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Dzejna (pronounced "Jayne-a") is a doctoral student who is working to become a clinical psychologist. She currently offers individual and family therapy to adolescent and adult patients. She is under the supervision of Dr. Montesano and Dr. Guada. Dzejna's patients have been vocal regarding how much they have enjoyed and benefited from working with her.

Education and Experience

Dzejna earned her BA in Psychology from DePaul University in Chicago. During her undergraduate studies, she worked on a research project evaluating the psychological impact of violence in urban communities. She was also a research assistant on a team looking into the impact of psychological stress on inflammation in teens. Dzejna is currently enrolled in the PsyD program at Adler Univeristy and has worked in many roles that bolster her current work as a clinical therapist. These roles include her work at Together Chicago where she used social-emotional theories in supporting the mental health of adolescents, teenagers, and their communities. She most recently completed an assessment externship at Mental Health Solutions, PC where she was solely responsible for handling psychological assessments on a range of referral questions.

Interpersonal Approach

Dzejna has a high level of compassion and understanding for people's unique experiences. She is intent on understanding her patients and offering them skills to battle their mental health symptoms. As a result, patients are finding that they not only have better understandings of what their problems are, they are also becoming equipped with tangible skills they can use to cope with their symptoms. Dzejna currently treats adolescents, adults and families struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, panic, trauma, substance use, and more difficulties that impair daily functioning.